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Old 11-24-2017, 03:27 AM
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Anyone running these ? I can't find much info on them.

https://v8roadsters.com/product/modu...-motor-mounts/

Seems cool. Half OEM ( and AWR ? ) weight. Available in a slightly lower duro for 'street applications'. Can move the motor back 1" though I'm not sure if that's ever going to be useful but its an option.
Currently cheaper too due to the sale.
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No one running these at all ?
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Troy has them but he's not finished building. I've held a set and they are awesome, but they were already spoken for.
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Seems no one is really using that setup. Too new ?

I'm pretty conflicted. Seems cool but I'm a bit concerned about how strong the two bolts holding the pieces together are when compared to the AWR mount which seems much stronger welded.



But the plus side is with that design .. it seems easy enough to drill a new hole and lower the motor a bit ( like the blackbird mount does ).

Conflicted ...
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Given that the assembly holds itself to the chassis with only 1 bolt..

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You make a good point. Ordered.

I'll be the guinea pig if anything. Worse case after I get the engine position I like, I'll weld the two halves together and eliminate those 2 bolts all together.
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Originally Posted by phocup View Post
You make a good point. Ordered.

I'll be the guinea pig if anything. Worse case after I get the engine position I like, I'll weld the two halves together and eliminate those 2 bolts all together.
They are really nice. You won't be disappointed. And you won't want to weld them, lol.
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I have a pair. I ordered them because stock mounts are horrific garbage and i was willing to sacrifice some control that the AWRs give me in my not-so-street car in favor of the much better NVH control that the bigger bushing in the V8R mounts offer for the street car.
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Let us know how you find them on a street car. My replacement motor mounts (that I got free off craigslist...) continue to sag, and the exhaust rattles that never existed before are getting worse and worse. A stiffer mount might actually make things quieter on my car...
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They're great for street car. Vteckiller2000 has been running the old big bushing mounts from him in his car. That's why i bought them. :P
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Sweet. Between the hybrid 949 mounts, Blackbird street mounts, and now these mounts, there are a lot of choices but few comparisons of bushing size. I've not seen a 62 durometer mount until this one though, I may well be sold on it.
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The bigger bushings have more impact on NVH than the durometer at this point though. I suspect no real world difference between 62 and 70A in these mounts. Maybe slightly more control at little-to-no NVH tradeoff. Mass quells vibration.
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I guess my point being, both Blackbird and V8R brag about having a larger bushing than others, but don't provide actual dimensions.

I'd want the biggest, lowest durometer poly bushing I could reasonably find.
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I can get pretty scientific with it.

They're way more hugererest than the AWR bushings. :P I have both.
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Hugerest is betterest for the smootherest.
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Got mine installed today. Not quite "around half OEM weight" as advertised even when compared to the larger NB2 mounts that came out of the car ... but still seems like a well made piece with roughly 3# weight saving and does seem to holds my engine in place better than competition rubber mounts. I'll take it.

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Any issues installing them?

I've had mine in for a few months now. A little less harsh than my AWRs. Lighter too.
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No issues installing but I did have tranny out so was pretty easy to lift motor up a few inches to install. Pretty straight forward install even with all accessories still attached to motor.
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Just a quick heads up to those considering this mount with an already tight engine bay. These motor mounts actually shifts your motor a little bit. For me, that little bit was enough to press my turbo water line against the frame and cause headaches.

Before discovering this, while under the car putting the transmission back in, I didn't realize why it was so hard to line up the PPF to the trans. It took ALOT of force on the tail of the trans up to get the bolts to go in. I thought at the time it was just due to the stiffer mount resisting engine movement. After discovering this, I realized I was actually pushing my turbo water line into my frame the entire time.



Found this out at about 12:30AM and at 1AM start to jack my motor back up to swap out motor mounts. Not a fun night.

With the rubber competition mounts back in on one side, clearance went back to normal and there's plenty of room for my lines although now the engine seems to be 'titled' over a bit. So far it seems to be working fine with no issue after a full 2 day autox weekend so .. fingers crossed.

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Any chance that your setup was build around some sagged/shifted/compacted stock mounts? Or was it put together with new mounts initially?
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